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Myers Funeral Home

2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN

OBITUARY

Terry L. VanBuskirk

December 3, 1940December 30, 2019

Terry L. VanBuskirk, 79 of Huntington passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor. Terry had owned Van’s Burger Dairy in Andrews as well as T&D Architectural Supply and T&D Carpet Cleaning and was co-owner of Andrews Day Care. He worked at E-Systems/Memcor, Millington Truck and Body and later at Union Tools for 24 years, retiring in 2002. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and construction where he worked for Bowers Builders.

He was born on December 3, 1940 in Marion, Indiana, the son of Virgil P. and Mildred (Smart) VanBuskirk.

He was united in marriage to Donna L. Sission on June 25, 1960 in Lima, Ohio. Donna preceded him in death on May 19, 2014.

Survivors include two daughters: Dawn (Bob) Blubaugh of Huntington; Diana VanBuskirk of Huntington; two brothers: David (Bonnie) Walker of Huntington; Phillip Walker of Huntington; a sister: Janet (Don) Cox of Huntington; five grandchildren: Melodi VanBuskirk, Jacob Whitenack, Israel Whitenack, Ricky Whitenack, Richelle Whitenack and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister: Sheila Huffman.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at New Hope United Brethren Church, 2001 Engle Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 4, 2020 following visitation at New Hope United Brethren Church.

Memorial donations can be made out to Kidney Foundation or Alzheimer’s Association both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

  • FAMILY

  • Dawn Blubaugh, Daughter
  • Diana VanBuskirk, Daughter
  • David Walker, Brother
  • Phillip Walker, Brother
  • Janet Cox, Sister
  • Virgil VanBuskirk, Father (deceased)
  • Mildred (Smart) VanBuskirk, Mother (deceased)
  • Donna L. (Sission) VanBuskirk, Wife (deceased)
  • Five grandchildren: Melodi VanBuskirk, Jacob Whitenack, Israel Whitenack, Ricky Whitenack, Richelle Whitenack and three great grandchildren.
  • DONATIONS

  • Kidney Foundation
  • Alzheimer's Association

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, January 4, 2020
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 4, 2020

Memories

Terry L. VanBuskirk

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Renee Ness

January 2, 2020

Thoughts and prayers for the family. Tim & Renee and Andy Ness

Diane Weeks

January 1, 2020

So many memories with Aunt Donna, Uncle Terry and the girls. Such sorrow that he's gone, but so grateful they are together again!
My prayers are with you Dawn and DeeDee ( you will always be DeeDee to me). I love you both.

Cyndi Ross

December 31, 2019

This man has been in my life since i was little. He and Donna were 2 of the nicest people i was ever blessed with knowing. May you rejoice in being with your true love once again. God definitely gained a wonderful angel!!!!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY